Trailer: August Alsina ‘This Thing Called Life’

In a cinematic trailer for his sophomore album, This Thing Called Life, August Alsina is defeating all doubt.

Crafted with a child chanting “that’s what they told me,” Alsina speaks to his critics while addressing the adversity he faced.

“They’d rather see me dead. They’d rather see me fail,” he says in the nearly :60 second trailer.

However, his naysayers don’t get the best of him. “You just gotta tell yourself, somehow, I’m going to make it.”

August Alsina’s This Thing Called Life hits stores on Dec. 11.